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Re: What font is this symbol in


From: Sven Utcke
Subject: Re: What font is this symbol in
Date: 29 Oct 2007 10:40:39 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3

Tim X <address@hidden> writes:

> Sven Utcke <address@hidden> writes:

> >> I like to use 10x20 as my font in Emacs, and never had any problem so
> >> far.  However, here at my new employee I see weird interactions
> >> between font-lock and what might be a coding issue.  If, e.g., I use
> >> "\bf" in a LaTeX-mode file (deprecated, I know :-) I instead see what
> >> looks roughtly like "¥bf" (it's actually a differently looking
> >> Yen-symbol, presumably from a different font).
> >
> > So how do I debug this?  More specifically, how do I find out from
> > what font a particular symbol in an emacs-buffer is taken?
> 
> For emacs 22, M-x describe-char should give you some relevant details.

Alas, this is:

GNU Emacs 21.3.1 (i386-redhat-linux-gnu, X toolkit, Xaw3d scroll bars) of 
2006-08-11 on yort.fnal.gov

Any ideas?

Sven
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